The Chattanooga State Adult Education Department provides learner-centered educational opportunities that are designed to:
Classroom instruction focuses on individual needs through traditional and innovative methods of delivery. In the adult education program, everyone is recognized as a valuable participant in a community of learners where all members support and encourage each other to achieve their educational goals. Chattanooga State Adult Education honors the diversity of our students, our instructors, and our community.
Adult Education has two main sites:
Chattanooga State East Campus
7158 Lee Highway
Chattanooga, TN 37421
Chattanooga, TN 37404
In addition, Adult Education partners with community organizations to offer classes at Northside Neighborhood House, Salvation Army at Eastlake, 1st Baptist Church of Soddy-Daisy, Olivet Baptist Church, Southside Recreation Center, the Career Center at Eastgate, and Hamilton County Jail.
Most classes are offered at both the Chattanooga State East Campus and at the St. Andrew's Center site, with morning and evening schedules available. Classes are also offered at several other sites around Hamilton County.
ABE/HSE Enrollment To begin the enrollment process, call the Adult Education office at East Campus at 423-697-2529 or St. Andrews at 423-643-0108 for information about enrollment session dates and times. Adult Education accepts new ABE/HSE student enrollments every two weeks, subject to class availability. ESOL Enrollment To get started in the ESOL program, call the Adult Education office at East Campus at 423-697-2529 or St. Andrews at 423-643-0108 for information about enrollment sessions. Adult Education accepts new ESOL enrollments every two weeks, subject to class availability.